Global Zero U.S. Nuclear Policy Commission: Modernizing U.S. Nuclear Strategy, Force Structure and Posture

This report defines an illustrative U.S. nuclear force structure, strategy and posture that reflect an alternative deterrence construct for the 21st century. The 20th century world of bipolar power and U.S.- Soviet confrontation has rather suddenly changed into a multipolar world with numerous emerging bases of geopolitical, economic and military power.